Missile Defense News

July 8, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Parsons supports successful test of component for missile defense system

Whittier Daily News: Parsons Corp. is pleased to announce its support—as part of the Northrop Grumman team—of the successful completion of the first flight test of the U.S. Army’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense, employing the IAMD Battle Command System (IBCS). The recent test, conducted at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., resulted in the destruction… read more

July 7, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Possible cyber protection and missile defense system coming to West Michigan

FOX 17: Fort Custer could soon be the home to a new cyber protection squadron with support from a new missile defense system. U.S. Representative Fred Upton and United States Senator Debbie Stabenow toured the Air National Guard base and the VA Medical Center at Fort Custer Monday afternoon. “It’s very impressive,” said Stabenow. “What… read more

July 6, 2015 | Missile Defense News

U.S. official due in Seoul over missile defense

The Korea Herald: A senior U.S. official will visit South Korea next week for talks on missile defense and other security issues, the State Department announced Thursday. Frank A. Rose, assistant secretary for arms control, verification and compliance, plans to arrive here Thursday for a two-day stay. It’s part of his regional trip that will… read more

July 6, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Guided missiles: Arizona’s most high-tech company

Arizona Central: … If any projects at Raytheon embody the company’s high-tech focus, they are the missile-defense systems. Should North Korea or another nation ever launch an intercontinental ballistic missile at the U.S., it likely would be a Raytheon product that shoots it out of the sky. This feat could be accomplished with an “exoatmospheric kill… read more

July 6, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Europe is the latest battlefield for American missile defense sales

Fortune: Over the past decade, any conversation about European missile defense largely centered on a theater missile shield. The shield relies on a series of radar installations and missile batteries installed in Poland and Romania (largely funded by the U.S.) to defend against an Iranian ballistic missile threat. However, as Russia flexes its military might,… read more

July 6, 2015 | Missile Defense News

2015 Space & Missile Defense Symposium focuses on integrated defense

Alabama Media Group: Integrating America’s air, space and missile defenses is the theme of this August’s Space & Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville. The annual symposium, which brings thousands of defense professionals to downtown Huntsville each summer, will run from Aug. 10-13. “Key leaders, experts and officials at the forefront of space and missile defense” will… read more

July 2, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Pentagon Releases National Military Strategy

Defense News: The Pentagon has released a new National Military Strategy, the first update to that document since 2011 — one that warns the threat of major war with another nation is “growing.” The strategy is being updated to reflect the new global security situation, one in which the US is facing near-peer adversaries like… read more

July 2, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Global Missiles and Missile Defense systems Market 2015, estimated to value US $23.8 billion in 2014

CSO: The global missiles and missile defense systems market, estimated to value US$23.8 billion in 2014, is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.93% during the forecast period, to value US$38.5 billion in 2024. Cumulatively, the market for missiles and missile defense systems during the forecast period is expected to value US$347.6 billion This… read more

July 2, 2015 | Missile Defense News

SMDC leads way for integrated air, missile defense

Redstone Rocket: As the Army’s lead in missile defense, the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command is taking charge in developing a holistic Army integrated air and missile defense, or AIAMD, strategy for the Department of the Army. Integral to this endeavor is the 2015 Waypoint 1 to the 2012 Air and Missile… read more

July 1, 2015 | Missile Defense News

MDA Taps IDT to Automate Ballistic Missile Defense System Tests, Integration

GovConWire: The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Innovative Defense Technologies a three-year, $9.99 million contract to develop and deploy the company’s Automated Test and Re-Test tool suite for testing and integration work on ballistic missile defense systems. The Defense Department said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract runs through June 24, 2018. MDA has already issued a $50,000 task order for work… read more

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